What are ERS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an ERS file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your ERS files.
What is an ERS file?
ERS files have multiple uses, and Earth Resource Mapping Raster is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Earth Resource Mapping Raster
These ERS files contain the images and metadata used in ER Mapper Raster, a Earth resource mapping software. The ERS files are used by the oil, gas, and mineral industries to exploit satellite and aerial images of resource locations.
How to open ERS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the ERS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ERS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested five different ERS openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: December 8, 2022
All known file formats using extension .ERS
While Earth Resource Mapping Raster is a popular type of ERS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ERS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Elastic Reality Shape
We know that one ERS format is Elastic Reality Shape. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ERS files. Remember, different programs may use ERS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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